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Global oil price may exceed $60 by 2019, says QNB

Global oil price may exceed $60 by 2019, says QNB

The global oil market is expected to “shift from being oversupplied in 2016 to being undersupplied this year”, QNB said and noted the undersupply in the market should be sufficient to lift oil prices above the $60 per barrel within two years.

Iraq investigates report of rights abuses during Mosul operation

Iraq investigates report of rights abuses during Mosul operation

Iraq is investigating a report that special forces tortured, raped and killed captives during operations to seize Mosul from the Islamic State group, the interior ministry said yesterday.

China says ‘no such thing’ as man-made islands in South China Sea

China says ‘no such thing’ as man-made islands in South China Sea

There was ‘no such thing’ as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes.

India-Russia enhance ties

India-Russia enhance ties

Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley, interacts with the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, Denis Manturov, before the inaugural session of the India-Russia Military Industrial Conference in New Delhi yesterday.

MEC finds 19 violations at Central Market

MEC finds 19 violations at Central Market

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) detected 19 violations of consumer protection regulations during a sudden inspection campaign at the Central Market in Doha.

Indian police fear US tax scam spread across country

Indian police fear US tax scam spread across country

A multi-million-dollar racket that used fake Indian call centres to trick US citizens into paying bogus tax bills may be the tip of the iceberg, with police warning similar scams could be operating across the country.

Big guns on alert as FA Cup reaches third-round stage

Big guns on alert as FA Cup reaches third-round stage

Liverpool, Aston Villa and Stoke City will be among those hoping to avoid being the victim of a giant-killing this weekend as the FA Cup reaches the third-round stage.

Sharks pay the penalty as Winnipeg Jets win 4-1

Sharks pay the penalty as Winnipeg Jets win 4-1

Just because the calendar turned to 2016 doesn’t mean the San Jose Sharks left behind all of the issues that plagued them on home ice through the first three months of the season.

Film promo

Film promo

Actor John Boyega (left), actress Daisy Ridley (second left), director JJ Abrams (second right) and actor Adam Driver pose

Turkish opposition parties should form govt: CHP leader

Turkish opposition parties should form govt: CHP leader

Opposition parties should form Turkey’s next government, the head of the main opposition said yesterday as the ruling...

Eliminate terror, PM tells security forces

Eliminate terror, PM tells security forces

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the law enforcement agencies, including elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), to work with utmost sincerity to eliminate terrorism...

Lankan ruling party against comeback of former president

Lankan ruling party against comeback of former president

Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Party (UNP) yesterday expressed confidence that former president Mahinda Rajapakse